The Astronomy Club of Augusta
will meet at
Augusta State University, Georgia Regents University, now Augusta University
New Science Center Auditorium, W1008
Approach Georgia State University (ASU/GRU) on Walton Way.
Turn toward the University on Johns Road.
Turn right onto Pickens Road.
After 2 stop signs, continue straight, and then Turn right up to the NSC parking lot.
The meeting is in the near corner auditorium as you enter.
Please come a little early to find your way to the new science center parking lot.
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, Classroom 131
USC Aiken Campus, 471 University, Aiken SC 29801
Approach from Highway 1.
Turn at the light toward Aiken Hospital and USC-Aiken.
Pass the main entrance to USC Aiken.
At the next driveway, turn left.
The RPSEC is to your right at the parking lot.
The meeting is in the classroom opposite the main entrance.
Lexington County Museum
231 Fox St, Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 359-8369, http://www.lex-co.sc.gov/museum
33.9872° N, 81.2403° W
For the Public:
Please enter off Columbia Avenue (Hwy 378) See big poster-->
For ACA Volunteers:
Exit I-20 at Mile Marker 55A, Highway 6 E/S, Lake Dr toward Pelion
Make a U-turn
Turn left onto W Butler St
Turn right onto Meetze Ave
Turn left onto Fox St
Museum parking will be on the left.
To unload, follow the little road around and out onto the field.
~8 minutes (3 miles) normally
Exit I-20 at Mile Marker 61, Highway 378 which is Sunset Blvd. (left).
Drive about 4 miles, (4 lane highway with turn lanes).
Turn left onto Fox St.
for our Annual Holiday Dinner,
December 15, 2016, Thursday, 6:30PM
231 Bobby Jones Expy, Augusta, GA 30907
private dining room
(near Lowes, Sams, Washington Road)
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
1858 Lock & Dam Rd, Augusta GA 30906
Take Bobby Jones 520 to exit 10 (Doug Barnard Pkwy).
Turn right onto Doug Barnard, toward the Augusta Regional Airport.
Turn left onto Lock & Dam Rd - immediately after the
Augusta Water Treatment Plant, but before the Augusta Regional Airport.
Turn left into Phinizy Swamp Nature Park -
entrance is approx. 1 mile along Lock & Dam Rd,
past the Mayor's Fishing Pond & immediately after the Care Taker's house.
Evans Middle School
for ACA volunteers.
Check in with Stan Howard or John White.
4785 Hereford Farm Road
From I-20, turn north onto Belair Road.
Turn left onto Cox Road,
Turn left again at first stop light onto Hereford Farm Road.
School on right about 3/4 mile.
Next to Columbia County Board Of Education.
for ACA members only.
Contact John White for directions and details.
Leavelle McCampbell Midddle School
82 Canal Street, Graniteville, SC 29829
Approach from Highway 1 (Hwy 78).
Exit on Hwy 191N toward Graniteville.
Continue several blocks.
Bear right, then left onto Canal Street.
Continue several blocks.
Pass the school on the right.
Turn right on Aiken St., then right again on Gregg St.
Park near the ball field.
or drive onto the field to unload your scopes, etc.
1897 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Warrenville, SC 29851
=Highway 1 (=Hwy78), between Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA, near Aiken Tech.
When you get there,
Check the sign or Ask for the ACA meeting room.
Boyd Pond Park Observatory (Old "ORA" Site)
373 Boyd Pond Road, Aiken, SC
From Augusta / highway 278, proceed north on Highway 302 (Silver Bluff Road)
approximately 2.8 miles to Boyd Pond Road (on left).
Note large sign for Boyd Pond Park.
Proceed 0.3 miles to Boyd Pond Park.
ACA sign will be posted where to turn (Right) into the Park to the observatory.
Aiken County Public Library, Meeting room
314 Chesterfield St. SW Aiken, SC 29801
The meeting is in the meeting room, to the left inside the main entrance.
on Chesterfield/Whiskey Rd, between S. Boundary and Colleton.
Directions courtesy of the ACPL.
If you are coming from Augusta on US1 highway,
pass University Blvd. to the RPSEC, and continue in to Aiken.
US1 becomes Richland Avenue.
North Augusta High School Auditorium
2000 Knobcone Ave., North Augusta, SC 29841-2072
(803) 442-6100, Ofc: Monday-Friday, 8-4.
Fort Discovery, Classroom E
1 Seventh Street, Downtown Augusta, GA 30901
at Reynolds Street.
Drive into the ground level parking.
Take the elevator to the main floor, M1.
Walk forward,around security office to the right.
Continue down the hall, pass the escalators and deli on right.
Turn left through door for Classroom E.
Signs and security will be there to assist.
map and driving directions
From Augusta: Cross 13th Street Bridge onto Georgia Avenue in North Augusta, SC.
first stoplight, turn left onto Bluff Avenue. Follow around the curve.
Bluff Avenue will turn into Center Street.
Take Center Street to the bottom of the
hill and make a right at the stop sign. Go straight into Hammond’s Ferry.
Follow the signs to Boeckh Park, ACA, unload.
Park in parking lot nearby, at sign especially for ACA.